7th Annual Bastille Day Celebration
Co-sponsored by Paris through Ex-patriate Eyes
7:30 pm Paris Bistro
8:00 pm Café Concert
Paris - Hier et Aujourd'hui (Paris - Yesterday and Today) featuring Hélène Attia & Ensemble
Hosted by M. Terrance Gelenter
French singer/songwriter/guitarist, Hélène Attia takes us on a musical journey of French music through time, from the classic songs of Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Yves Montand, Charles Aznavour and Charles Trenet to the contemporary songs of such current popular French artists as, Maurane, Claude Nougaro, Francis Cabrel, Liane Foly, and Michel Fugain. Helene will also perform a few of her original French compositions from her latest CD release, "The Eyes of Love." She will be accompanied by David Baioni (accordion & keyboards), Ross Gualco, (keyboards), and Jack Gates, on guitar.
Highly acclaimed in the San Francisco Bay Area, she is well known for promoting French culture in concert throughout the U.S., including several national tours for the Alliance Française. She has also performed in France, where she presented an original French song for the European song Festival, L'Eurovision.
TICKETS: Members of MI and PTEE $15 ; Public $25
"Hélène Attia is a gifted songwriter and vocalist whose music reaches an international audience with enticing Latin, Pop and Jazz influences." Whitegate Music
"Hélène Attia performs classic songs that bathe the listener in an utter vocal caress.....everything swings with a refined ease." Herman Bosset, HEAR MUSIC (a division of Starbucks Inc.)
"She sings with an understated and smooth style... excellent! It's moody and the voice is golden....!" J. Thompson, President AMH Records.
For reservations call 415-393-0100
or email at [email protected]
Official Website: http://www.milibrary.org
Added by Pamela Troy on June 5, 2007